Racing for a Cure Car Show

Thank you Team Midnight Racing for hosting their 3rd annual Racing for a Cure Car Show and Meet and making an impact locally for cancer patients. With over 1,500 new diagnosis a year in the Yakima valley, North Star Lodge Cancer Care Center provides exceptional and compassionate care.

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Can you help others stay healthy in Yakima?

The gift of health. Families from all walks of life attend the scores of healthy living classes supported by your generosity. From early childhood to the sunset years, the importance of learning how to feed and care for our bodies is everyone’s concern. Through the generosity of your gift, more families are adopting healthier lifestyles, receiving regular health screenings, and learning about personal safety.

Want to help others stay healthy? You can donate here:

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Can you help children with special needs in Yakima?

The gift of growing up. From updated equipment in Memorial’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to early diagnosis and treatment of special needs, you have given the incredible gift of growing up to thousands of children in our region. Your support has taught families how to work together to ensure vulnerable babies reach their fullest potential.

You can support children with special needs in Yakima:

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Virginia Mason Memorial now offers 3D mammograms

The gift of peace of mind. Virginia Mason Memorial now offers 3D mammograms, which produce a superior, enhanced view of breast tissue, greatly reducing the need for return visits for further x-rays. This advanced technology helps in identifying suspicious tissue earlier, resulting in a better treatment outcome. Your support of the mammogram scholarship fund at ‘Ohana ensures everyone has access to the new technology, no matter their financial circumstances.

You can give to support this program here:

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Helping cancer patients in Yakima

The gift of hope.  Your gifts provide for nutritionists specializing in helping cancer patients through side effects of their illness and treatment , just one of many complementary therapies for cancer patients and their families to live the best life they can during and after treatment.  The patient emergency fund helps alleviate some of the financial or transportation struggles faced daily by patients fighting cancer.

You can give to support cancer care in Yakima:

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Hospice in Yakima

The gift of comfort.  Compass care services are reaching more people than ever.  Because of your support, more licensed social workers support all of our palliative and hospice patients and their family caregivers who are struggling to cope with the uncertainties and fears of an extended or terminal illness.  Cottage in the Meadow has more rooms for patients and their families to receive the specialized, compassionate care needed at life’s end.

Learn more about Cottage in the Meadow here.

You can support Cottage in the Meadow, and other Compass Care programs and services below:

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 You are this season’s hero!

At The Memorial Foundation, the one single thing we love most to celebrate is you! Your generosity has touched hundreds of lives in countless ways.  Thank you for the tremendous gifts you have initiated and sustained to benefit your community of friends, neighbors and family.

We celebrate you this season and all year long for selflessly providing – see your dollars at work here!

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#GivingTuesday – Investing in Supportive Care for Our Community

Investing in local healthcare secures the supportive care that you or a family member may one day need. The best part: your care can be delivered right here, in your community, without having to worry about long distance travel. The end result: better healthcare outcomes and long-lasting relationships with those who were right by your side along the way.

Meet Danielle. She and her son, Alex, found the support they needed in the programs and services that are available at Children’s Village. Without the generous support of our community, such specialized care could only be made available at a distance, in major cities where there are larger populations to serve. Alex is now healthier… leading a productive, promising life.

This #GivingTuesday, November 28, lend your support to the amazing specialized care and services that exist at Children’s Village. Your gift will help others, like Danielle and Alex, find solace in the healthcare that resides in their community.

Visit our #GivingTuesday page to learn about other giving opportunities.

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